The Slender Thread
The Slender Thread (1965)

When psychology student Alan Newell (Sidney Poitier) takes a call at the crises center he volunteers at, he discovers that the woman on the other end, Inga Dyson (Anne Bancroft), has taken a lethal dose of sleeping pills in an attempt to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 23, 1965
DVD Release Date: June 24, 1992
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Variety Staff

Supercharged with emotion and dramatic overtones.

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TV Guide

Poitier and Bancroft contribute to the suspense through their poignant performances.

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A.H. Weiler
New York Times

The performances of the principals and the film's naturalistic dialogue are more memorable than the story itself.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Suffers from a slight soap opera story that fails to hold together for 98 minutes.

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